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Chemistry Patent Agent

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID UQL9166202

Skills Patent Agents - PharmacologyPatent Agents - Organic ChemistryPatent Agents - Chemistry

2020-09-24 17:19:50

Washington, D.C. office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks chemistry patent agent with experience. The candidate will work under the supervision and guidance of senior associates and partners in the Intellectual Property section and perform a variety of patent-related activities, primarily in the areas of patent prosecution, opinion drafting, freedom to operate analysis, and due diligence work. Will assess scientific literature, patents, and patent application documents, each encompassing a variety of chemical subjects, including organic, synthetic, and medicinal chemistry, as well as material science and related biological areas, including crystallography and biochemistry. Understand, critique and provide insightful opinion on scientific data relating to inventions. Conduct a comprehensive search for scientific articles, patents and patent application documents relevant to the subject of an invention. Perform in-depth analysis comparing an invention with existing discoveries or inventions. Identify essential elements, feature or components of an invention. Compose patent applications comprising a comprehensive background of the field of an invention, a description of critical features and components of the invention, and a set of claims clearly and distinctly defining the invention. Draft responses to rejection of a patent application for an invention from the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other worldwide Patent Offices, providing detailed analysis of the scientific or patent references cited in the rejection, assessing the difference between the invention and the citations, and presenting convincing arguments and reasoning why the patent application is to be allowed as a patent. Collaborate with colleagues on various projects. Adapt effectively indifferent team environment. Present ideas, reasoning, and conclusions in a concise way to colleagues. Provide insightful feedback and arguments to colleagues on their ideas. Work with clients in prosecuting patent applications. Formulate and ask clients questions essential to clarifying the distinct features or properties of the invention. Investigate and respond promptly to clients' inquiries about the prosecution of patent applications. Must have a Bachelor's or advanced degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry. Should have knowledge in the following scientific fields: organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences.

The candidate should have skills verbally presenting scientific concepts, terms, and discoveries to wide audiences, including scientists and non-scientists. Must have writing ability using proper grammar and vocabulary which also includes the following skills: analyzing and explaining abstract scientific concepts and terms; synthesizing a large amount of scientific or technological literature into a systematic and concise description of the state of the art; and differentiating and describing important differences among related scientific discoveries or technological breakthroughs.

Built on excellence and driven by change, this AmLaw 100 firm is appealing to associates for its nimble, collaborative legal teams addressing the shifting legal and regulatory requirements of the global market?s most competitive industries. Associates regard the firm as one of the ?heathiest work environments? they have worked in, as well as dealing with interesting work and early responsibility or junior associates. The firm is dedicated to pro bono work, using their program to provide training and guidance for associates. Compensation at this firm is competitive with peer firms in the region.

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